>real-time communication

>Several students were frustrated by the delays in communication.

There is a 1 hour delay from the time you post to the discussion until it is emailed or available to others. This is a “feature” so you can change your post before anyone else sees it. However, it is a big problem for the Final Group project as the deadline approaches.

Other suggestions

  • Catalyst chat
  • Instant messages (IM)
  • Twitter
  • Wiki edits
  • Google docs
  • CCC Confer conferencing

Be sure to try some of these alternatives.


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